Queer women’s television has grown significantly in recent years. Still, we’ve watched our best continue to be sidelined by a straight white male majority that won’t pay attention to queer stories, women’s stories, stories about people of color. Well, no more my friends!
The upside of last night’s season finale? Thunder’s new motorcycle. The downside? It’s time to talk hard truths about the unacceptable double standard that’s happening in Black Lightning’s storytelling.
One episode left until the season finale, and Anissa has finally put together the pieces of who Grace Choi has really been all along.
Well then, Grace and Anissa had their first real fight. But, it’s not at all what you think.
Grace Choi finally gets the backstory we’ve been waiting on for TWO YEARS. Trust me, you’re going to want a box of tissues for this one.
Sometimes you need to take your cute superhero girlfriend out for a movie and stroll through the park. And then sometimes, you have to leave her.
Grace Choi is back! And she brought kisses and French fries!
May we all be the sex-positive gay older sister that Anissa Pierce reminds us to be, telling the little sisters in our lives to masturbate whenever they feel the need.
It’s our last TV list of 2018!
These are the television shows of 2018 that stand out for their artistry and innovation AND also feature lesbian, bisexual, queer or trans women characters.
I made you a Christmas Card with Nafessa Williams’ face, but you have to open this recap to see it.
Jennifer and Khalil act out my favorite Beyoncé and Jay-z video! Except it’s all wrong!
As much as I love Black Lightning, and in particular as much as I love their willingness to ground the supernatural within the – admittedly sometimes ugly – realities of black life in America, I worry that the show has begun to dabble in exploiting the violence against black bodies as a means of spectacle.
“Is this how cis white dudes feel all the time?”
There’s an awful lot of awful things we could be thinking of, but for just one day let’s only think about love.
Hey, at least Almost-Dr. Anissa Pierce delivered some really cute babies!
We can finally settle it: Anissa Pierce is a top! Here’s some hot lesbian sex, tinged with a bit of angst and sadness, coming your way!
Jefferson finally realizes Anissa needs some freedom, Jennifer’s ex-boyfriend is getting creepier, and Black Lightning’s gotta figure out how to do better with its women villains.
Anissa and Grace make their way towards reconciliation and romance, Jennifer Pierce continues to be the best teenager on television this side of Santana Lopez.
Anissa wants Zoe to sing her a song. Naked. In Heels. Of course.